Local recruitment: Analyst Engineer Hydrographic


Phoenix, AZ, USA 🇺🇸

Date: Nov 16, 2021

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US

Company: SRP

SRP is one of the largest public power and water utilities in the U.S. providing electricity to approximately one million customers in the greater metropolitan Phoenix area. Since its founding in 1903, SRP has fostered a culture of stewardship and customer service consistently ranking as an industry leader in customer service according to J.D. Power. SRP continues to adapt to its changing business environment by seeking innovative ways to reimagine utility service and the provision of critical resources essential to the life and economy of Arizona.

Job Brief

With minimal supervision, design, engineer, fabricate and test unique specialized equipment and prototypes in order to meet quality standards established by requestors within and outside SRP. Maintain remote watershed equipment and urban water system equipment and facilities essential to water resource management, such as: measuring devices, recorders, stilling wells, radio, satellite, and cellular equipment. Provide shop and electronic design, fabrication, assembly, and installation of equipment.  The remote nature of the work requires frequent travel on the SRP watershed which could include overnight stays away from the home office as well as non-standard modes of transportation such as helicopter, all-terrain vehicles, kayaks, and mountain bikes.

Job Responsibilities

  • Designs, fabricates, documents, and maintains water measurement equipment.
  • Acts as project leader regarding job quotes, designs and schedules construction for hydrologic monitoring facilities, for both internal and external customers.
  • Develops, documents, and maintains the accuracy and data integrity of the water flow equations and associated measurement sites. 
  • Facilitate flow measurements to verify flow equation and precise water measurement instrumentation at contract sites, large city accounts, rivers and distribution sites.
  • Provide analytical support to technical staff, supervision and management.
  • Prepares and/or conducts written and oral reports and presentation.
  • Perform research and technology assessments in an area of hydrology; this often requires significant knowledge in related fields.
  • Provides hydrographic and engineering expertise in the development of contracts/agreements between SRP and external agencies and/or customers.
  • Consults with key water accounts/customers to resolve disputes and enhance customer service and loyalty.
  • Provide internal and external consulting services that enable SRP and its customer to realize goals and objectives for water and related services.
  • Market SRP consulting, flow measurement and instrumentation services to internal and external customers.


Completion of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution that prepares the employee for the assignment.


Promotion to level 2 requires a minimum of two years experience at level 1; demonstrated capability to perform advanced and more difficult work as determined by the supervisor.  Promotion to senior level requires a minimum of three years experience at level 2; is fully competent in all aspects of functional area of assignment and as such would be recognized as a specialist in area of assignment and may have periodic or occasional lead responsibilities.

Over 5 years experience as a Hydrology Field Specialist, Hydrologist or Engineer performing work involving water delivery data processing control, and measurement facilities.

Additional Information

  • Ability to work one-on-one with various levels of management as well as various levels of work force, board and council members and various outside customers.
  • Knowledge of watershed characteristics and the effects on flow rates and runoff volumes.
  • Knowledge of the Salt, Tonto and Verde River systems along with the canal distribution system, particularly the gauging and control structures.
  • Knowledge and understanding of operating procedures, engineering design, instrumentation,  and policies relating to data collection & processing and the transmission and distribution of water.
  • Knowledge of data processing and the water accounting system and how changes in the equation database affect customers, computer programs and system operations.
  • Knowledge of the water Scada system and how changes in equations, instrumentation or site configurations effect water operations.
  • Performs field engineering work & analysis including specifications.
  • Proficient in the various machine tools used in fabrication such as mills, lathes, presses, etc.
  • Strong problem-solving skills in challenging environments.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Skilled presentation abilities.
  • Skilled in written communications.
  • Ability to successfully work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of computer models, data processing, PC based software and specialty math and hydrologic software.

Requisition Details

Requisition ID: 13559

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Salt River Project (SRP) recognizes diversity and inclusion as key drivers of innovation and growth, and seeks to attract a diverse employee base that reflects our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other protected status under applicable federal, state or local law. Ultimately, SRP aspires to fully apply the power of diversity and inclusion to build a more equitable and sustainable future for our customers, employees and community.

Drug/Alcohol Policy Statement

In order to promote the safety and well-being of our employees, customers and the communities we serve, SRP is committed to maintaining a drug/alcohol free work environment. Although marijuana may now be legal in Arizona, except as otherwise specified under Arizona law, SRP considers it to be an illegal drug for the purpose of our drug/alcohol policy because marijuana remains illegal at the federal level. Any candidate found to be impaired during the hiring process or who has the presence of an illegal drug or unauthorized substance in their system during the pre-employment drug/alcohol test may be disqualified from further consideration in the hiring process.

All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
Currently, SRP does not sponsor H1B visas.

Why Work at SRP

SRP’s success is rooted in our employees’ happiness, health and safety. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package to meet the needs of our employees and enhance their well-being. In addition to competitive pay and performance incentives, eligible employees can take advantage of the following benefits:

• 401(k) plan with employer matching
• Retirement pension
• Paid vacation
• Parental leave
• Holiday pay
• Sick leave
• Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
• Wellness programs
• Pre-tax benefits
• Short and long-term disability plans
• Tuition assistance

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

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